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NileDutch Starts South America-Africa Service

Rotterdam-based container line NileDutch is starting a new weekly South America – South Africa – West Africa ...

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Mombasa Port Fires Strike Leaders

Twenty-seven workers of the Mombasa port were fired on Saturday as they are believed to had organized a crippling ...

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Sailors’ Society Launches Crisis Response Centre in Durban

Southampton-based seafarer support charity Sailors’ Society has launched a Crisis Response Centre in Durban, South ...

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Africa's Container Shipping Reliability at Standstil

A study conducted for this week’s Containerisation International Global Liner Shipping Conference in Hamburg has ...

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Construction of Lamu Port Kicks Off Next Month

Construction of the Lamu port which is part of the Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor project ...

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Kuwaiti Oil Tanker Fights Off Pirate Attack

A Kuwaiti oil tanker sailing through the Gulf of Aden managed to fend off a pirate attack on Sunday, February 8th. ...

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Danish Govt Reveals Counter-Piracy Strategy

The Danish Government has announced a new strategy for the fight against piracy and armed robbery at sea for the ...

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Egypt Inks LNG Supply Deal with Trafigura

The Egyptian Gas Holding Company (EGAS) and commodity trader Trafigura signed a contract on Thursday on supply ...

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Spanish Court Jails Six Somali Pirates

A Spanish court has convicted six Somali pirates sentencing them on sixteen years of imprisonment each. Namely, the ...

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One Killed, Three Taken Hostage in Pirate Attack off Nigeria

One crew member was killed and three taken hostage in a pirate attack on a Greek-owned tanker pending unloading off ...

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Suez Slashes Discount for LNG Carriers

Transit dues for 2015 will remain unchanged from those valid in 2014, with the exception of the discount for LNG ...

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NIMASA Plans to Detain Vessels with Guards on Board

The Nigerian Federal Government revealed intentions to detain any vessel entering the country’s territorial ...

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Emerging West African Ports Threat for West Med Hubs

The double digit growth at the West Mediterranean hubs is likely to be cut as the development of deep water hub ...

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Infographic: Maritime Crime Figures for 2014

Maritime operations company Dryad Maritime released the following infographic showing maritime crime figures for ...

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Egypt Selects Winners of Its USD 2.2 Bln LNG Tender

Egypt has selected the winners of its USD 2.2 billion tender for delivery of 75 cargoes of liquefied natural gas ...

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Update 2: Magellan Spirit Refloated

The ship-to-ship cargo transfer between Teekay’s grounded LNG carrier Magellan Spirit and LNG tanker ...

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Image of the Day: SCF Melampus Sets Sail for Nigeria

LNG carrier SCF Melampus, which just joined the fleet of Russian shipping company Sovcomflot (SCF Group), has set ...

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Benin Seeks Dutch Expertise on Port de Cotonou Project

Benin Seeks Dutch Expertise on Port Cotonou Project

Port of Amsterdam International (PoAI) has been contracted by the Netherlands Embassy in Benin to help revitalise ...

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US Extends Visas to Ethiopian Seafarers

The United States has extended  C1/D visas to Ethiopian seafarers to two years starting from January 2015. The ...

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Ghana’s Navy Frees Oil Tanker from Pirates

The Ghana Navy has arrested eight pirates, identified as Nigerians, who are suspected of hijacking a crude oil ...

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Excellence to Lighten Magellan Spirit’s Load

LNG tanker Excellence owned by Texas-based Excelerate Energy,  is reported to be en route to Nigeria to lighten the ...

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